Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: abortion

The personal is still political – and it’s planetary, too

I had an abortion and now I'm not ashamed.

Abortion discrimination in the workplace is illegal says U.S. district court

The federal judge ruled that it is illegal to discriminate in employment because of "pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions."

‘It’s bad for business:’ CEOs speak out against attacks on reproductive...

"As anti-choice politicians are escalating attacks on these fundamental freedoms we encourage the entire business community to join us in protecting access to reproductive healthcare in the critical months and years to come."

Ask for Jane: Meet the underground feminist group that provided abortions...

“Ask for Jane.” Those were the magic words that provided thousands of women access to safe abortions before the landmark Roe v. Wade.

A win for women: Federal judge strikes down Mississippi abortion ban

"Banning abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, the law prevents a woman's free choice, which is central to personal dignity and autonomy."

Missouri’s last abortion clinic faces imminent closure. Meet one of the...

“This is harassment and attempted intimidation of doctors at the highest levels of government.”

The new states’ rights

The right to control women's bodies.

Megadonor’s threat wasn’t enough to stop Missouri abortion ban

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill into law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, defying a plea from a major megadonor.

INSTITUTE INDEX: The secret money behind the push to ban abortion

There are a number of people "more dedicated to the enterprise of building a Supreme Court that will overturn Roe v. Wade."

An outright reversal of Roe v. Wade isn’t all we should...

There are many ways we can lose our rights. We need to fight them all.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?